March 2014 Holidays and Activities

March 2, 1904–Dr. Seuss’s Birthday–Check out this link for great craft ideas. Visit Seussville for games, books, and more. Visit  Mrs. Jones’ Room for a Dr. Seuss Unit Study.

Here’s a blog post with fun pictures and quotes concerning Dr. Seuss.

A Dr. Seuss twist on Expats and Transitions.

March 8–International Women’s Day in Russia (and other countries)–you may wish to try some of these recipes!

March 9, 2014 Spring ahead–Daylight Saving Time (United States) Daylight Savings Time Around the World–click here for info

March 10Australian Labor Day

March 10–Australian  Commonwealth Day (fly the flag)–DLTK’s crafts and recipes for kids;This is also Canadian Commonwealth Day.

March 16 — Purim; Crafts for kids; andwatch the trailer for the movie The Book of Esther

March 17–Saint Patrick’s Daycrafts and activities from familyfun

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

“Note: One of the most popular legends attributed to Patrick is that he used the shamrock as a visual aid to teach the principle of the Trinity. This story cannot be verified. However, from his writings it is evident the doctrine of the Trinity was central in his teaching.”  — from the following website http://holydays.tripod.com/shamrock.htm

grass, roots, spring, springtime

Click image to read about deracinating.

March 20–First Day of Spring –Crafts for kids from Kaboose

March 21Nowruz–an Iranian/Persian holiday celebrated in many countries such as: Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan; originally Nowruz was a Zoroastrian holiday. Nowruz crafts for Kids.  Nowruz unit Study. Origins, traditions, and recipes for Nowruz.

March 23, 2012–  movie October Baby was released.

Fun Easter and Spring craft ideas from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/easter/

March 29, 2007 — Got’cha Day (for our family)

March 30, 2014 — Mothering Sunday in the U.K.

See also:

After Winter’s Death Comes Spring

Education, Homeschool, Gap Year

 

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